peat (B), Carex type fuel peat (#1278)

ID-number#1278
Materialpeat (B), Carex type fuel peat
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ fossil fuel ▸ peat
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [800] samengestelde stromen
Ash type815 degC
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1998-07-02
LiteratureE. Kurkela: Formation and removal of biomass-derived contaminants in fluidized-bed gasification processes, VTT Publications 287, Espoo, Finland, VTT, 47 p. (1996).

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 15.00
Ash content wt% 3.66 4.30
Volatile matter wt% 58.06 68.30 71.37
Fixed carbon wt% 23.29 27.40 28.63 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 46.33 54.50 56.95 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 4.76 5.60 5.85 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.53 1.80 1.88 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.17 0.20 0.21 Measured
Oxygen wt% 28.53 33.57 35.08 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 17.48 21.00 21.94
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 18.89 22.22 23.22
HHVMilne MJ/kg 18.44 21.69 22.67 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 229.5 270.0 282.1 Measured

Major elements

Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 440.0 Measured
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 330.0 Measured

Ash Properties

Ash composition

SiO2 wt% (ash) 43.00
Fe2O3 wt% (ash) 14.70
Al2O3 wt% (ash) 13.40
CaO wt% (ash) 17.20
MgO wt% (ash) 3.00
Na2O wt% (ash) 0.90
K2O wt% (ash) 1.30
TiO2 wt% (ash) 0.40